Market Talk – Friday, April 9

US Market Closings:

  • Dow advanced 297.03 points or 0.89% to 33,800.6
  • S&P 500 advanced 31.63 points or 0.77% to 4,128.8
  • Nasdaq advanced 70.88 points or 0.51% to 13,900.18
  • Russell 2000 advanced 0.88 of a point or 0.04% to 2,243.47

Canada Market Closings:

  • TSX Composite declined -0.84 of a point or 0% to 19,228.03
  • TSX 60 advanced 0.3 of a point or 0.3% to 1,145.49

Brazil Market Closing:

  • Bovespa declined 643.33 points or -0.54% to 117,669.9

ENERGY:

The oil markets had a mixed day today:

Crude Oil decreased 0.34 USD/BBL or -0.57% to 59.2600

Brent decreased 0.20 USD/BBL or -0.32% to 63.0000

Natural gas increased 0.00 USD/MMBtu or 0.00% to 2.5230

Gasoline decreased 0.01 USD/GAL or -0.52% to 1.9491

Heating oil decreased 0.00 USD/GAL or -0.25% to 1.8052

  • Top commodity gainers: Wheat (1.47%), Cotton (0.77%), Lumber (2.04%) and Sugar (2.24%)
  • Top commodity losers: Platinum (-2.19%), Feeder Cattle (-1.16%), Coal (-1.42%), and Rubber (-3.86%)

The above data was collected around 13:59 EST on Friday.

BONDS:

Japan 0.10%(+1bp), US 2’s 0.15%(+0.006%), US 10’s 1.65%(+2bps); US 30’s 2.33%(+0.006%), Bunds -0.31% (+2bp), France -0.08% (-0bp), Italy 0.75% (+8bp), Turkey 17.56% (+3bp), Greece 0.90% (+7bp), Portugal 0.29% (+5bp); Spain 0.38% (+4bp) and UK Gilts 0.78% (+3bp).

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